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Title Obesity: why do people get fat, should we worry about it and what can be done about it?
Description A review of the impact, aetiology and management of obesity
Creation Date 26 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Surprisingly, despite the increasing incidence of obesity, dietary energy consumption has gradually fallen over this period of time in developed countries such as the UK. Estimates of the genetic contribution to obesity have ranged widely. This paper reviews aspects of aetiology, management and impact of obesity.
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